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  • Europa

    Our equivalent of Europe, Europa is more or less just like it's real world 1600s equivalent, with all the war, religious violence, and political intrigue that entails. Of course, we also have to factor in the dark magics, strange heresies, and weird …

  • Albion

    A small island nation off the west coast of [[Europa]], Albion is our version of England. It comprises three nations in total; Albion itself, [[Hiberia]] (Scotland), and [[The Dragon Marches]] (Wales). Historically, Albion has also laid claim to [[ …

  • Tir Nan Og

    Large island off the West coast of [[Albion | Albion]] and equivalent to Ireland. Ruled by the ancient and beautiful [[:queen-mab | Queen Mab]], whose bloodline has ties to the mysterious and capricious [[Fae]]. Her court sits at the ancient city of …

  • Montaigne

    One of the great nations of [[Europa | Europa,]] Montaigne is known as both a great military power and the epitome of culture, are and learning, rivalled only by the city-states of [[Cadoccian Peninsula | Cadoccia.]] Its capital is the grand city of [[ …

  • Gerheim

    Middle-Europan area of ethnically similar principalities and city-states, currently bogged down in a protracted period of internecine war. Equvialent to Germany during the Thirty Years War. Key states include: [[Prus]] [[Bavantine]] [[Alsatia]]

  • Russka

    Our version of Eastern Europe, including Russia and the Baltic States. Once a collection of infighting tribes and principalities, it was united into a mighty empire by the Royal House of [[Moskva]], now the capital of the Empire. The Moskvans used …

  • Dubh Linn

    More properly known as Baile Átha Cliath, this is the capital city of [[Tir Nan Og | Tir Nan Og]], and home to the royal court of [[:queen-mab | Queen Mab]]. Although located on the East coast of the island, powerful glamours protect the city from …

  • Holvar

    Far nothern Europan region, equivalent to the real world Scandinavia, especially Norway. The people of Holvar are accomplished sailors and canny businessmen, and have forged a trading empire that encircles the known world. Having said that, they are …

  • Reme

    In our world, the other brother won. Reme is the height of Renaissance [[Cadoccian Peninsula | Cadoccian]] civilisation, a showcase of art, science and most importantly, religion; the seat of the [[Ecclesiarch Church | Ecclesiarch]] stands within these …

  • Johannites

    More correctly called The Speakers of the Shattered Way, these followers of St Johann of [[Holvar | Holvar]] are basically our Protestants. The cementing of the Johannite sect in Europa began in the early 16th century, roughly dated 1517, based on the …

  • The Invisible College

    A secret society of scholars devoted to the study of the mystic arts and other forbidden knowledge. Originally an offshoot of the Royal Society, its members are deeply secretive due to the threat of heresy from the [[Ecclesiarchy]]. Rumoured to include …

  • Cadoccian Peninsula

    The [[Cadoccian Peninsula]] is located east of [[Montaigne]] and extends into the [[White Sea]] between [[Europa]] and [[Ifriqia]]. It is comprised of many city states both on the mainland and on islands to the west. The city of [[Reme]], is the capital …

  • Alighieri

    The artistic and cultural capital of "Cadoccia":http://www.obsidianportal.com/campaign/new-world-1602/wikis/cadoccian-peninsula and analogous to Florence. Alighieri is home to many of [[Europa | Europa's]] most applauded artists and thinkers, though …

  • Adria

    Adria is the commercial and trading capital of the [[Cadoccian Peninsula]] and is our version of Venice. Adria is known as "The Floating City". There was a time when the nickname was due to it's hot springs and canal system. However, continued volcanic …

  • Ploverton

    A smaill fishing village located on the south-eastern coast of [[Albion | Albion]]. A rickety collection of jetties clings to the rocky beach, while a narrow path winds up to the clifftop, where the village proper perches. The only real point of …

  • Dorston

    A large port on the Southwest coast of [[Albion | Albion,]] in the shire of [[Merrowdale]]. Although ostensibly a fishing port, much of Dorston's income is derived from the servincing of smugglers and pirates, particularly the [[Tuatha | Tuatha]] …

  • Merrowdale

    Shire in southwestern [[Albion | Albion,]] ancestral seat of [[:claren-duke-of-merrowdale | Lord Claren.]] Contains the smuggler haven of [[Dorston | Dorston.]]

  • Port Rennier

    A seaport on the western coast of [[Montaigne | Montaigne,]] just across the channel from [[Albion | Albion]] - in point of fact, it's only a short jaunt from [[Ploverton | Ploverton.]] A somewhat important port, albeit one with a somewhat lax approach …

  • Kilminster

    A tiny hamlet in central [[Albion | Albion]] and ancestral home of [[:lord-killminster | Lord Kilminster]]. After a harrowing adventure trying to secure [[The Eye of Kilminster | The Eye of Kilminster,]] the aprty killed Israel Kilminster, only to …

  • Marcon

    A province in northern [[Montaigne]]. It's population is predominantly [[Johannites | Johannite,]] and it is known to be a centre for insurrection against the [[Ecclesiarch Church | Ecclesiarch]] court of [[:brus-xiv | Brus XIV.]] In order to quell the …

  • Moskva

    !http://cdn.obsidianportal.com/assets/25120/sergei-kirillov-domes-the-moscow-kremlin-in-the-17th-century-1990-e1271920572651.jpg(Sergei kirillov domes the moscow kremlin in the 17th century 1990 e1271920572651)! Capital city of [[Russka | Russka.]]

  • Eastern Steppes

    !http://cdn.obsidianportal.com/assets/25114/Cossack-01.jpg(Cossack 01)! Huge, largely uncharted grasslands that separate [[Russka | Russka]] from [[Cathay | Cathay.]] Populated by warring tribes of master horsemen who are frequently hired or press- …

  • Sainte-Genevieve

    !http://cdn.obsidianportal.com/assets/75638/paris.jpg(Paris)! Capital of [[Montaigne | Montaigne.]] Known far and wide as La Ville Lumiere, and regarded as one of the most cultured cities in [[Europa | Europa,]] not to mention the largest. The …

  • Oatshire

    An agricultural duchy essential to the common wealth of Albion, analogous to Oxfordshire. h6. Places of interest [[Tame]] [[Tamebridge]]

  • Doctor Vincent Walker

    Born some 3 score years ago in a small village located in the [[Albion | Albion]] countryside Vincent was apprenticed to the doctor of his village at a very young age. Taking quickly to his trade he soon mastered all his mentor could teach him. Young …

  • Manfred von Blut

    One of the most notorious assassins and mercenaries in all of [[Europa | Europa,]] Manfred von Blut originally hails from the dark forests of central [[Gerheim | Gerheim,]] but now sells his sword to whoever can afford it. Known to be fond of pistol …